Steven Krasner


Author Website: www.nudgingtheimagination.com

Author Address: East Greenwich, RI:

Genres: Picture books, non-fiction baseball books

Presentations: Interactive, fun-filled and motivational "Nudging the Imagination" classroom writing workshops that tie directly into the curriculum including Narratives, Mysteries, Media Articles, Video Magazine scripts, Tall Tales, Myths, Mystery Dinner Theater Scripts as Educational Fundraisers.

Author Visits discussing and showing the process of writing and illustrating a children's book in assemblies.

Talks about Sports Writing from my 22 years covering the Boston Red Sox on a daily basis for the Providence (RI) Journal newspaper and now for ESPN's website in Boston. Session includes show-and-tell of replicas of artifacts from the Baseball Hall of Fame, where I have been a member of the Hall's Education Advisory Council.

Audiences: K-12

Available Times: Any

No recording of Skype Sessions without permission from the author.

No Cost Meet the Author Visit: 10-15 minutes

In-Depth Visit Length: Generally one hour in each classroom and/or assembly, but willing to work out time frame to satisfy school/teachers.

In-Depth Visit Cost: For fees, please contact Janet Zade (news4jaz@aol.com; www.authors4kids.com)

Prerequisites: A chat with the teacher in advance of my virtual visit.

Contact Information: E-mail (nudging@aol.com); home phone (401-884-2617 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 401-884-2617 end_of_the_skype_highlighting begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 401-884-2617 end_of_the_skype_highlighting); cell phone (401-787-0233 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 401-787-0233 end_of_the_skype_highlighting begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 401-787-0233 end_of_the_skype_highlighting).

Affiliations: International Reading Association; ASCD; NMSA

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